This is an interview with Winona's Mark Peterson. He is the Mayor of Winona and the Executive Director of the Winona County History Center. As Mayor he was invited to Misato, Japan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Winona – Misato sister city relationship. Mark shares his 2016 experience traveling to Misato, Japan.
College opens doors to better incomes, but its high cost can be stressful and intimidating. Kellie Jorgenson and Bob Hebert with Affinity Plus Credit Union stopped by to discuss how to make wise financial decisions in college. They have important advice on getting ready to pay for college, managing finances in school, and what to consider when going back to college after time away. They also offer important information regarding credit scores and the key parts of loan payments.
The HIV/AIDS crisis of the 1980s and early 1990s continues to impact the world. In Fall 2016, Winona State Students taking "Intro to LGBTQ Studies" sought to learn from community members about the local impact of this crisis. The following podcast utilizes edited clips from the “Winona HIV/AIDS Oral History Project.” Listed are the interviewees in order of first appearance: Cindy Killion Robin Curran John Carrier Carl Stange Dave Christenson Kathy Christenson Tamara Berg Click the...
Sponsored by Solomon’s Song, WSU's Muslim Student Association, Lutheran Campus Association and Newman Center, a panel of representatives from different faiths offers their thoughts on their beliefs and answered questions from a moderator and the audience.
Dr. Heather Fye discusses the field of counseling and the unique issues that affect professional counselors. She outlines key findings from her research on burnout and discusses how counselors work in the field to help improve their clients lives.
Dr. Tamara Berg and three students offer their take on #unmaskWSUrapeculture, an event that culminated a semesters' worth of understanding and disrupting rape culture on college campuses. Students, some of whom were featured in the Huffington Post, connected their classroom learning to action in the community.
Dr. Lawrence Jacobs, the Walter F. Mondale Chair of Political Studies at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and author of Fed Power: How Finance Wins, discusses teaching with Walter Mondale, national politics, and preparing a new generation of election officials for their work.
Dr. Cindy Killion, Dr. Mary Jo Klinker, and Dr. Elizabeth Zold join Stewart Van Cleve to discuss teaching banned books in schools, the impact of corporate control on free speech and censorship, and how of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict affects free speech in American universities.
In our inaugural episode, our Web and Digital Services Librarian, Stewart Van Cleve, tells the story of mysterious "female impersonators" who were arrested in Minneapolis in the 1940s and how their digital story gives perspective on the limits of memory.